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Meeks’ productivity as starter made him even more attractive to Pistons

Even if Kobe Bryant’s recovery from Achilles tendon surgery hadn’t opened the door to a broader role for Jodie Meeks, the Pistons likely would have targeted the five-year veteran shooting guard. He was one of the elite shooters to hit free agency, and shooting, after all, topped Stan Van Gundy’s off-season to-do list. But when greater playing time didn’t lead to any dips...
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Lakers News: Jodie Meeks pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

Jodie Meeks may have left the Los Angeles Lakers for the Detroit Pistons and an $18 million deal this summer, but he hasn’t forgotten those who helped him along the way. One person who helped Meeks improve as a player over the past two years was Kobe Bryant, and the 26-year-old paid tribute to the Black Mamba on his Instagram account yesterday as a way to say thank you. “#TBT…2...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What Jodie Meeks Means for the Detroit Pistons

In a free agent class headlined by superstars LeBron James and Caremlo Anthony, the Pistons were very aggressive on the first day of negotiations. The Pistons struck early, landing one of their primary targets in one of the first signings of the offseason. But, the Pistons crosshairs were aimed much lower than the majority of the league. The Pistons signed guard Jodie Meeks to a...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Meeks, Martin agree to deals

The Detroit Pistons made some noise on Tuesday during day one of the NBA’s free agency period as they reportedly reached agreements with both Jodie Meeks and Cartier Martin. The deals are only verbal agreements at this point, teams cannot officially sign any free agents until July 10. The Meeks deal will be worth $19.5 million across three years according to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Jodie Meeks And Cartier Martin Signing Grade

Detroit Pistons: Jodie Meeks And Cartier Martin Signing Grade Nekias Duncan: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… G Jodie Meeks: three years, $19.5M F/G Cartier Martin: one year deal, likely veteran’s minimum While the Cavs sent the first shockwaves through the NBA landscape with the Kyrie Irving extension, the Detroit Pistons have technically made the first free agency splash of the...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jodie Meeks has agreed to a deal with Pistons

The Detroit Pistons went out and got another sharp shooter in Jodie Meeks.  They signed Meeks to a three-year $20M deal.  Meeks was excellent for the Lakers last season averaging 15.7 points and 2.5 rebounds.  The Pistons really needed a shooting guard because the only one on their roster is Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and he is a bust.  The only position that the Pistons were lacking...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jodie Meeks Agrees To Three-Year, $19 Million+ Deal With Pistons

Free agent guard Jodie Meeks has agreed to sign with the Pistons on a 3 year deal worth $19 million plus, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Meeks averaged 15.7 ppt on 46% shooting and 40% on three-pointers for the Lakers last season. Jodie Meeks has agreed to a three-year, $19 million-plus contract with the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Jodie Meeks agrees to three-year, $19 million deal with Detroit Pistons

Jodie Meeks is coming off the best season of his career during a contract year while playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, so you just knew he was going to make some big money this summer. And now, it seems Meeks has become the first free agent in the league to strike a deal. According to Adrian Wojnarowski from Yahoo Sports, Meeks has agreed to a three-year, $19 million deal with...
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Free-agent-to-be Jodie Meeks hoping to stay in L.A. for “a long time”

Jodie Meeks has been phenomenal this year. The 26-year-old guard is putting up career-highs almost across the board and is set to be a free agent this coming summer. However, despite the Lakers’ woeful year, Meeks says that he wants to remain a member of the Los Angeles Lakers after his current deal expires. “I like the city and love it here,” Meeks told Mark Medina from the...
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Free Agent Speculation

The title of this article may have thrown you a bit off guard. But it shouldn’t. After all, all of sports is based on speculation and trying to predict what will be a team’s next move. Today, we are going to discuss potential free agents the Los Angeles Lakers could sign before the start of the season. Right now, the Lakers have 13 roster spots filled– this means they have...
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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